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16 Possible Causes for Delayed Closure of Fontanelles, Open Posterior Fontanelle

  • Cleidocranial Dysplasia

    Three-dimensional computerized tomography scanning demonstrated a large anterior fontanelle, a patent posterior fontanelle, and bone defects at the pterion and asterion, together[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract Cleidocranial dysplasia (CCD) is a rare genetic disorder of bone, characterised by hypoplastic/aplastic clavicles, delayed closure of fontanelles and sutures of the[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We studied a Chinese family that included three affected individuals with CCD phenotypes; the clinical features of patients with CCD include delayed closure of fontanelles[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pyknodysostosis

    Skull X-rays showed widely separated cranial sutures and widely open anterior and posterior fontanel.[dx.doi.org] closure of the fontanelles, and hypoplasia of the terminal phalanges.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Radiograph of the skull was found to be widely open anterior and posterior fontanelle, with obtuse mandibular angle and separated cranial sutures (Fig. 6).[jocr.co.in]

  • Cutis Laxa, Autosomal Recessive

    (a–h) The characteristic facial features (dyscrania due to open fontanel, down-slanting palpebral fissures, posterior-rotated, prominent ears, long philtrum, short, broad[geneticaysexologiaintegral.blogspot.com] Congenital hip dislocation, increased joint laxity, congenital or progressive microcephaly, delayed closure of large fontanels, osteoporosis and decreased bone density are[orpha.net] Other features seen include growth retardation, flat feet, delayed closure of the anterior fontanel, a typical facial appearance with down-slanting palpebral fissures, and[cags.org.ae]

  • Congenital Hypothyroidism

    Examination revealed facial puffiness, open posterior fontanelles, dry skin, cold peripheries and prominent abdominal veins with visible peristalsis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] developmental milestones (crawling, sitting, walking, talking) Large soft spot present on the skull, i.e. the fontanel that has a late closure Children who are left untreated[hxbenefit.com] She was severely pale with a wide open and flat anterior fontanel (3 3 cm), open posterior fontanel, depressed nasal bridge, macroglossia, dry skin, and an umbilical hernia[currentpediatrics.com]

  • Parietal Foramina with Cleidocranial Dysplasia

    The anterior fontanel is wide open at birth and shrinks to fingertip size by the age of 15-18 months.[rrnursingschool.biz] closure of the cranial sutures and fontanelles, Wormian bones, short stature, delayed eruption of secondary teeth, and other skeletal abnormalities.[wikidoc.org] […] with delayed closure.[pediatrics.aappublications.org]

  • Eyebrow Duplication - Syndactyly Syndrome

    ., 1993, Teratology 48: 502 Edit 9 8280871_baby 69, XXX, rec(7)dup(7p)inv(7)(p21q32), rec(7)dup(7q)inv(7)(p21q32) pat prominent occiput with open posterior fontanelle, low-set[chr7.org] Dentition is delayed. Recurrent stomatitis and gastroesophageal reflux have been noted. Closure of the fontanels is delayed.[disorders.eyes.arizona.edu] ;p15) pat asymmetry cranium, delayed closure of fontanels, hypertelorism, low-set ears, choanal atresia, micrognathia, malposition of feet, arachnodactyly, contractures of[chr7.org]

  • Osteogenesis Imperfecta Congenita - Microcephaly - Cataracts Syndrome

    […] with an open posterior fontanel can be an early sign of the disorder.[aafp.org] -Therefore, can have normal parents pass on an AD disorder Osteogenesis Imperfecta Type I *AD with germline mosaicism Disorder of Type 1 Collagen COL1A1 Delayed fontanelle[quizlet.com] FONTANEL AND DELAYED FONTANEL CLOSURE A list of the medical conditions associated with a large fontanel or delayed fontanel closure can be found in Table 1 . 20 , 21 Achondroplasia[aafp.org]

  • Craniosynostosis

    The anterior, posterior, sphenoid and mastoid fontanels are openings which close on their own as a part of normal growth.[aans.org] INTRODUCTION: Craniosynostosis and clavicular hypoplasia, delayed closure of the fontanelle, cranial defects, anal and genitourinary abnormalities, and skin (CDAGS), is an[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] , delayed closure - see also Fistula Diastasis Dilatation fontanel 756.0 Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome Crouzon's (craniofacial dysostosis) 756.0 Friedreich's Distortion[icd9data.com]

  • Progeria

    Adequate visualization of the posterior fontanels was limited but was clearly open in 3 children, 2.1, 3.5, and 9.4 years of age.[ajnr.org] closure of fontanelles and sutures, delayed dentition, horse-riding stance, thin limbs with prominent stiff joints, coxa valga, skeletal hypoplasia and dysplasia, dystrophic[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Radiographs of the skull revealed open cranial sutures and anterior and posterior fontanelles. She had no cataracts.[doi.org]

  • Congenital Non-Goitrous Hypothyroidism 1

    She was severely pale with a wide open and flat anterior fontanel (3 3 cm), open posterior fontanel, depressed nasal bridge, macroglossia, dry skin, and an umbilical hernia[alliedacademies.org] […] developmental milestones (crawling, sitting, walking, talking) Large soft spot present on the skull, i.e. the fontanel that has a late closure Children who are left untreated[hxbenefit.com] […] appetite Birth defects, such as heart valve abnormalities Buildup of fluids under the skin, known as myxedema Swollen or protuberant belly button, i.e. umbilical hernia Delayed[hxbenefit.com]

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